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Last updated: 20 May 2019
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Date:Friday 1 November 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Amiot AAC.1 (Junkers Ju-52)
Operator:Compagnie de Transports Aérien Languedoc-Roussillon
Registration: F-BCAD
C/n / msn: AAC284
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 20 / Occupants: 24
Total:Fatalities: 23 / Occupants: 27
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Saint-Léger-la-Montagne (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), France
Destination airport:Toulouse-Blagnac Airport (TLS/LFBO), France
Narrative:
The airliner flew into the side of a hill en route to Toulouse and Casablanca. Reportedly the aircraft was descending out of icing conditions.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

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Distance from Paris-Le Bourget Airport to Toulouse-Blagnac Airport as the crow flies is 595 km (372 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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